Graduate Studies

Our graduate program offers research opportunities in organic and inorganic synthesis, in theoretical and computational chemistry, in analytical chemistry including the development of micro- and nanoscale sensors, chemical catalysis, natural products research drug discovery and delivery, metabolomics, informatics, chemical biology and chemical physics.

An annual highlight is the Chemistry Graduate Student Association Distinguished Lecture Series. An outstanding chemist (many times a Nobel Laureate) is invited to the department.

Chemistry Graduate Studies at University of Louisville

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Available Degrees

Additional Information

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)

Application Information 

Each year, applications received by January 15 (Fall Term Entry) or September 15 (Spring Term entry) will receive full consideration for admissions with support from a University Fellowship (UF) or, alternatively, a graduate teaching assistantship (GTA).  Applications later than these dates will receive consideration for admissions with support as a GTA.  Please apply early since those positions will be filled as applications are received.

To expedite the review process of your application, after you submit an online application please also send all of your documents (preferably in a single PDF file) to .

Please contact us about future openings or to schedule a department visit.